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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 当たり前 (atarimae)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 当たり前 (atarimae)

Kana: あたりまえ
Kanji: 当たり前 / 当り前 / あたり前 / 当りまえ
Romaji: atarimae

Type: Noun, なadjective, のadjective
Meaning: natural, reasonable, obvious, usual, common, ordinary, commonplace, the norm
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

かつて結婚は、「死が二人を分かつまで」続くのが当たり前だった。
katsute kekkon wa, shi ga futari o wakatsu made tsuzuku no ga atarimae datta.
Marriages used to be guaranteed “till death do us part.”

当たり前だが、閣議は特に予定が決まっているわけではない。
atarimae da ga, kakugi wa toku ni yotei ga kimatte iru wake de wa nai.
For obvious reasons, cabinet meetings are not held on any particular schedule.

当たり前 (atarimae)

当たり前だ。社長が自らこんなばかなことするわけがない。
atarimae da. shachou ga mizukara konna bakana koto suru wake ga nai.
Of course! There’s no way the president would want to do something as stupid as this.

一度、制裁が当たり前になると、かなりの期間、交渉再開は困難になるでしょう。
ichido, seisai ga atarimae ni naru to, kanari no kikan, koushou saikai wa konnan ni naru deshou.
Once sanctions become the order of the day, it might be difficult to resume talks for a considerable period of time.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 正常 (zhèngcháng)
Korean: 아무렴 (amulyeom)

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